November Newsletter

The Rise in Precocious Puberty Many theories exist surrounding the increases in early puberty in young girls and boys, but while the causes are unclear, the rise in numbers is a certainty. Precocious puberty, defined as the onset of signs of puberty before ages 7 or 8 in girls and age 9 in boys, can …

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August Newsletter 2013

Low Back Pain Denise M. Goodman, MD, MS; Alison E. Burke, MA; Edward H. Livingston, MD JAMA | April 24, 2013 JAMA 2013; 309(16):1738. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.3046.  April 24, 2013. Vol 309, No. 16 Your back is made up of bones (the vertebrae, or spinal column, which protects your spinal cord) and muscles. The vertebrae are stacked like blocks; …

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